Women Police Patrols.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 17th May 1922.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Steel-Maitland Mr Arthur Steel-Maitland , Birmingham Erdington

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asked the Home Secretary how many of the present women patrols have been offered posts with the Metropolitan Police; how many have refused such posts; and for what reasons?

Photo of Mr Edward Shortt Mr Edward Shortt , Newcastle upon Tyne West

One of the officers was consulted as to her willingness to accept a post in connection with the Metropolitan Police, but declined to accept it. I understand she preferred work of another kind.